[maemo-users] N900: Finding power suckers ?

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Fri Feb 5 18:43:30 EET 2010

ext Xavier Bestel wrote:
> Now, I don't think spending 8hrs sleeping should have emptied the
> battery (correct me if I'm wrong), so I'd like to have a look at which
> application kept it working. What's the best method ?

Htop & strace.

Especially the Time column in Htop is nice. If something would be using
so little enough CPU that its CPU usage shows as 0% in htop, the Time
column changes tell whether it wakes up or not.

	- Eero
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